Second England footballer in cocaine shame as FA launches drugs probe

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A second England footballer has been caught up in a cocaine scandal, it was claimed last night.

The player was allegedly seen going in and out of a toilet at a Christmas party by a woman who was offered the drug by the sportsman’s friends.

The Premier League star was reportedly removed from the venue “too drunk to stand”.

The woman told The Sun : “I was offered to do some drugs several times. The player was out of control and kept disappearing in and out of the toilets. Everyone seemed to be on cocaine.”

The latest incident happened in December, a day after the star had played a Premier League match, the newspaper reported.

It comes as the FA launched a probe into claims of a top England star’s drugs binge shame .



The player was allegedly caught snorting a line in the toilets

The player was allegedly kicked out of a nightclub after taking cocaine at a Christmas get together last month.

The Premier League ace was reportedly caught snorting a line in the toilets by a horrified club teammate.

The player was allegedly booted out of the party and sent home in a taxi by his team’s manager, who mistaken thought he had drunk too much as he appeared worse for wear.

The incident is alleged to have happened at a pre-Christmas get together after an away game, according to The Sun .

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Cocaine can remain in the blood for 48 hours and in urine for up to four days

The newspaper quoted a club source as saying: “One of the players saw him doing a line in the toilets then half an hour later he was all over the place.

“He wasn’t just drunk. The gaffer was furious and got him out the back door and into a taxi thinking he had drunk too much.”

The unidentified footballer is believed to have provided clean samples to drug testers the previous day.

Players are warned they can be tested at any time. Cocaine can remain in the blood for 48 hours and in urine for up to four days.



The scandal has caused a rift amongst teammates

Footballers face a two-year ban by the FA if they test positive for Class A drugs.

The alleged scandal is thought to have caused a rift amongst within the team as other players were left shocked by the star’s behaviour.

According to the FA anti-doping website , six footballers failed tests for recreational drugs last season.

Their identities have not been revealed.

Aston Villa’s Jake Humphries and former Accrington midfielder Paddy Lacey were punished for anti-doping violations during the 2016-17 season.

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